FriesenPress’s Classic Publishing Path is perfect for authors focused on creating a book that reads well, looks great, and has a solid promotional strategy. We’ve worked hard to gather those services that will have the greatest impact on your book’s success, while also keeping your budget in mind. It’s no wonder the Classic Publishing Path is our most popular choice.

And for authors who want to further strengthen their editing, design, or promotion support services, a variety of powerful upgrades are available.

At $4999, the Classic Path features a powerful suite of services:


  • Hardcover, Softcover, and eBook Editions of Your Book

  • Editor’s Manuscript Evaluation (up to 90,000 words)

  • One Round of Copy Editing (up to 90,000 words)

  • Back Cover Copy: About the Book & About the Author (Standard)

  • 2 Member Support Team (including dedicated Publishing Specialist)

  • Up to 97% Royalty

  • 100% Copyright Ownership

  • Non-Exclusive Contracts

  • 3 ISBNs & Barcode

  • Registration with the U.S. Copyright Office

  • Listing with Library & Archives Canada

  • Up to 11 Promotional Copies (10 Softcover, 1 Hardcover)


  • Premium Cover Design

  • Custom Book Cover

  • Custom Interior Layout

  • Black & White or Full Color interior

  • Express Expedited Services

  • 2 Revision Rounds

  • 2 Hours for Layout Complexities

  • Electronic Book Proof


  • 1-on-1 Book Promotion Coaching (2 Hours)

  • Personalized Book Promotion Plan

  • Marketing 101 Toolkit

  • Author Website (Lite)

  • Social Media Starter

  • 1/8 pg Placement & Summary in the FriesenPress Book Catalogue

*Shipping and handling charges not included.
*Depending on the type of layout, full eBook distribution may not be available.


  • Print Distribution: your book is available through over 50,000 bookstores, online booksellers, and libraries worldwide

  • Lifetime eBook Distribution: FriesenPress Online Bookstore, (with ‘Look Inside!’ Submission), Google Play Books (with ‘See Inside’ Submission), and Apple Books

  • Expanded eBook Distribution to Barnes & Noble Nook and Chapters Indigo Kobo

  • Digital Rights Management (optional)

For even more detail about how our Classic Path can guide you to success, chat with our Publishing Consultants at 1.800.792.5092 or fill out the form to schedule a call.